Join Penn State University Press for a discussion with the authors of four recent books that explore the many roles of powerful women in the medieval and Early Modern eras! This virtual panel will take place on Friday, September 25th at 7pm EST. Panelists will discuss their books and answer your questions.
A bibliography on women artists and patrons, with sections on Asia, the Americas, Islamic Cultures, and Europe from antiquity–c. 1700, individual women, topics like “Textiles and Needlework,” and online and teaching resources.
Call for Papers for Special Session at the International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS 2019) May 9 to 12, 2019 Western Michigan University The proposed session is devoted to the construction and visualization of women as reflected in apocryphal sources with the aim of bringing into attention this generally neglected topic/sources which seem to beContinue reading “CFP: Visualizing Women in the Apocrypha”
Celebrating Female Agency in the Arts
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Recent scholarship has drawn attention to the significant roles played by medieval women as patrons of architecture and to the ways in which gender informed the design and function of architectural sites. But what about representations of women and architecture in the medieval imagination?
Professor Thomas Coomans will give a lecture entitled ‘Late Medieval Beguinages in the Low Countries: A ‘Poor’ Architecture for Semi-Religious Women’ at 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 5 March at the Society of Antiquaries (Burlington House, Piccadilly, London). Tea is available from 4.30 pm. The lecture forms a part of the British Archaeological Association’s 2013-14 lecture series, and is open to all. Home